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with me and let's go to havana, cuba, and to know a little bit about the irish, the few irish that went to cuba, in particular to havana. i want you to know that on the left side of the entrance to the havana harbor, there is a well-known fortress, el moro. there is a lighthouse there and the moro has become a image of cuban nationality and in particular havana. in that lighthouse you find, you read an -- when you enter the havana harbor, you find an irish name. that lighthouse was known for many years as the odono lighthouse. who was this person, odono the man that oversaw the project of the lighthouse in 1844 and he was a governor of cuba from 1843 to 48, but he was a spanish man of irish origin and irish ancestry, a descendant of the -- chieftan of the ticanelles. he is spanish and irish together. if we look at the history of the irish in cuba, most of the irish to went to cuba in the 18th and 19th centuries arrived from spain, some of them with the spanish royal armies; other irish influx arrived from the u.s. for the construction of railroads used to transport sugar cane to the sug
the man that oversaw the project of the lighthouse in 1844 and he was a governor of cuba from 1843 to 48, but he was a spanish man of irish origin and irish ancestry, a descendant of the -- chieftan of the ticanelles. he is spanish and irish together. if we look at the history of the irish in cuba, most of the irish to went to cuba in the 18th and 19th centuries arrived from spain, some of them with the spanish royal armies; other irish influx arrived from the u.s. for the construction of railroads used to transport sugar cane to the sugar plantations. that was at the end of the 19th century. and then at the beginning of the 20th century, we're talking 1902, 1910, before odono that i mentioned before, this man who gave his name to -- he was very proud of this lighthouse. the cubans offer hospitality to general alexander alejandro o'reilly. he rose through the ranks of the spanish army. the spanish sent alexander o'reilly to cuba to form a militia. he was appointed governor of louisiana and head of the army later on. he arrived in august, 1769, and took formal possession of louisiana for
. president kennedy walked a fine diplomatic line to remove weaponry from cuba. >> host: david, most of us are focused on those 13 days back in 1969. you are focusing on the aftermath. >> guest: there were two things that i wanted to talk about with this book. first of all, most of the books on the cuba missile crisis and on the 13th day on october 28. after they had agreed to withdraw the missiles from cuba. the question that i had was, what happens? now were? interestingly, in this is that what usually happens, we usually know what happens in the weeks and months afterwards. there simply hasn't been a lot of study on american side about what has happened. i happen to be lucky enough to be working with the kennedy tapes during that period. so i have this remarkable window and i wanted to extend the story of the cuban missile crisis and find out what happened then. because on the 13th day, there were still missiles in cuba. there were nuclear bombings in cuba and nuclear weapons in cuba. >> host: this is something that the americans didn't really know about? >> correct. the point being tha
to withdraw missiles in cuba. the first question was, not what? what happened? interestingly, and this is back to what usually happens, we know what happened in the weeks and months after that. there simply hasn't a lot of study on american site about what happened. i happen happen to elect enough to be working with the kennedy tapes during that period and kennedy was taping insensibly during the courage. so i had this remarkable window. one thing is i want to sort of extend the story of missile crisis to find out what happened, because on the 13th day when khrushchev capitulate there were still missiles in cuba. of tens of thousands of soviet troops in cuba. there were nuclear bombs and still tackler nuclear weapons in cuba. >> host: this is the part americans didn't we know about. >> guest: we will discuss that later, but the point being that khrushchev has said he was remove the missiles but he had lied before. so what happened was there was a deep skepticism amongst kennedy and some of his advisers that perhaps this was just a trick. because perhaps the crisis wasn't over, perhaps this is
crisis on the 13th day and he decided to back down. he agreed to withdrawal the missiles from cuba. the first question i had was now what? what happened. and interestingly, this is back to what happened. we know what happened in the weeks and months after that from the russian and cuban sources than we do from the american side. there hasn't been a lot of study on the american side about what happened. i would happen to work with the kennedy tapes. he was taping during the period. i had a remarkable window. i wanted to extend the story of the missile crisis to find out what happened then. because on the 13th day when he capitulated there was a missiles in cuba. there were tens and thousands of soviets in cuba. >> host: they didn't know about. >> guest: we'll discuss it later. the point being that the crew he lied -- they had lied. there was a deep skepticism among them. it was perhaps a trick. perhaps the crisis wasn't over. perhaps it was going it get worse. it was one thing i wanted to deepen the story of the missile crisis. the second thing, it's a remarkable neared kennedy's pr
had responsibility for all of latin america and cuba. on the an lettic side oft -- intelligence. >> what does thatno mean? >> i was not a field operative. i did not go and conductof espionage. i did not go out and be foreignl agency. most of my career at headquarter mainly virginia. i wrote national intelligencean estimates. quite a few on cuba over the >> b years, and on many of the other ca latin american countries. how >> before we get to castro and the castro regime. at how did you get interested in the work? >> i was student at georgetownes university where i later taughte for about twenty five years as , an adjunct i'm teaching now atgo the university of miami. i was attracted to the foreigner service school at georgetown. it was a timeja when a lot of us of my generation were inspired h by jack kennedy's ask not ca speech. ask not what your country for de your country but what you can do for your country. i devoted a long time, third five yciears to national servicm >> were you recruited by the cia at georgetown.>> >> i threw myself at them. [laughter] your book called ca
vista la tarjeta de secreto o dÉbi crÉdito o debido. >>> el presidente chÁvez viajÓ a cuba para otro tratamiento mÉdico, ola de especulaciÓnes en torno a su estado de salud. su ausencia trae gran incertidumbre a los venezolanos. >>> se marchÓ en la madrugada a cuba, no hubo paradas militares, honores a jefess de estado, el presidente chÁvez se marchÓ en silencio, un comunicado infor amaba maba al paÍs que se somete rria un tratamiento en la habana. >>> a partir del dÍa 27 de noviembre y la permanencia en la repÚblica de cuba para cumplir con las terapias. >>> en cuba no hubieo registro su llegada. >>> el presidente de la repÚblica bolivariana de venezuela llegÓ a esta capital por vÍa aÉrea al filo de la madrugada de hoy. >>> de nuevo el misterio, el comunicacado seÑalaba que se somete ria a un tratamiento de oxigenaciÓn hiperbarica. >>> hay estudios demostrados que la medicina hiper barica detiene procesos de tumores ayudado con tratamientos especÍficos de quimio o radioterapia. >>> tiene amplio desarrollo en cuba, la nueva ausencia de chÁvez genera incertidumbre, la
del zapato en cuba se haráen las conversaciones con el gobierno. >> todos los guerrilleros estamos esperanzados con el proceso de paz y decirles que la paz es paz con techo y educación. >> ella es la única mujer que se le prohibió la comunicación y viajar. >> desmoralizacion es algo que no esa considerado. >> para este analista cuba es el escenario perfecto y cree que tiene un escenario perfecto. >> el tema es si se va a volver con esto, tampoco entiende el papel que jugara ella. >> ¿cuál es su papel?. >> esta semana gobierno y farc ultiman detalles. >> ahora solo podrán desplazarse a noruega solo de ser necesario, en bogotá colombia regresamos a los estudios. >> esta noche en "aquí y ahora" este problema. >> lo que parecía ser un simple drama inmgratorio. >> una entrevista con henry santos, búsquenos en nuestra página de facebook. >> así es, y vamos con la ulima fecha del fútbol mexicano y se definen los equipos de la liguilla. ¿qué tal lourdes?. >> así es, ahora va por los 85 goles, pero demócratas un repaso en lo qy pasó el fútbol mexicano. >> san luis en
that the incident was thh lawyer for a maryland man imprisonee in cuba says hiss client is suffering what amounns to torture.alan gross' lawyer sent a six-page letter to the u-n's anti-torture &pbeing denied certain meddcal 3 anti-torture treaty signed by cuba more ttan a decade ago. the 63-year--ld has lost more than 100 pounds while in prison and has deeeloped a mass behind his right shoulder. cuban doctors tessed it... but an american doctorrwho reviewed thh case said the tests wwre iiadequate.gross has beennin prison in cuba for bringing restricted .. after thh country. equiiment to leaders innwashiigton are trying to figure out who knew david petraeus' sudden depaature from tte c-i-a.annd as andew spencer tells us ... thhy're also trying to next.mine what happens next. --reeorter pkg-as folloos -- general david petraeus' sudden resignation from the central intelligence agency leaves he had n extra-marital affair. a journalist who hassspeet this was shocking to her."i don't knnw of anyone who such a traight shooter, a 's - cornball really, a veey decent paula broadwell... a married moth
for allowing increased engagement with cuba. been an advocate for kansas and american farmers having the opportunity to sell their agriculture commodities to cuba. i've always believed that increased engagement with cuba is a better way to bring about the changes that we all desire for the cuban people. additionally, i've thought that our policy toward cuba was especially damaging, created a significant disadvantage to kansas farmers and their competition for markets around the globe and it was ineffective because it's a unilateral embargo. the markets and demand for american commodities do exist off our coastline and yet congress and administrations over the years have failed to make it possible for there to be much sale, much relationship, commercial relationship, with the people of cuba. for more than a decade i've worked to open up those cuban markets to american agriculture. in 2000, i offered an amendment to the treasury appropriations bill when i was in the house of representatives that removed those trade sanctions on food, agriculture, commodities and medicine. it paved the
be a problem because they are targets. right now they are near cuba. cuba is 157 chevy away from the horse-and-buggy. if nothing happened over there, for tau fight american towns will be just fine. move them. >> i don't understand that logic at all. >> the logic is this, if they couldn't get to them while smuggling whatever they wanted you could smuggle another cuba into cuba, and that hasn't happened, i am not worried. >> gitmo is not -- we own gitmo. >> but we are still on the isle that is cuba. >> i think there is credit to the argument. it is not an excuse, but there is credit to the argument. joy as we said in the green room. >> senator feinstein said we hold 373 individuals who have been convicted of terrorism at facilities across the country. so what is the difference? >> listen, i actually think they would love to go to these prisons. you talk about recruiting. i have to tell you, they would probably get with the ms13. there is a lot of people in prison -- >> don't say nothing bad about them. they will come after you. >> i think feinstein should start with her house. bring one or t
rights, cuba, vietnam, the world as it is, which is a summary of all of the world's problems, and the burden and the glory -- sounds like a little bit less than eight. but the burden and the glory is about the difficulty of being president and what it's like on a daily basis to occupy this terribly difficult job. >> on october 22, 1962, where are we in the cuban missile crisis when we hear this conversation? >> we're right smack in the middle of it. that's the day he gave his speech to the nation informing americans about the crisis. he had had the luxury of almost a week of near total blackout of the news to deliberate with his top advisors. but on monday, october 22, he gave a speech to the nation. 100 million americans listened to that speech and it was one of the most listened-to speeches in the history of the presidency. that's the day of this call to eisenhower. >> here's j.f.k. talking to mr. eisenhower. >> general, what about if the soviet union, khrushchev, announces tomorrow, that if we attack cuba it's going to be nuclear war? what's your judgment as to the chances
triunfo de ellos mismo >>> lo que nos interesa es la contÓ continuidad de los programas de obama. en cuba tambiÉn les preocupa. >>> nosotros lo que queremos es ir y venir, a estados unidos a ver los familiares y regresar para cuba de nuevo >>> y es que amÉrica latina como decÍa porfirio diaz, estÁ tan cerca de los estados unidos. en mÉxico, raÚl torres telemundo. >>> en instantes le diremos lo que llevÓ a un hombre desesperado a intentar robarse un cuna perso cu que una persona intente evadir un veehÍculo es usual, pero que lo haga en un aviÓn, un piloto querÍa robar un aviÓn para clenn julio, chocando varias veces el hombre se quitÓ la vida, el hombre era sospechoso de matar a su novia. en colombia fueron asesinados 10 campesinos en el departamento de antioquia porque los propietarios no quisieron pagar extorsiÓn, las autoridades dijercerro que hombres no encontraron al dueÑo y les loon skwarnanzaron trabajadores una granada. en menos de un mes se cumplen 20 aÑos de la muerte de pablo escobar pero este tiempo no ha borrado el dolor. esto fue lo que quedÓ del avion de avia
que han sido abusados en cuba. >>> guillermo farinas asegura haber sido vÍctima de rivero en prisiÓn durante su huelga de hambre en 1998. >>> nos wrarrancÓ los sueros y s tratÓ de asfixiar. >>> una gran mentira, han montado una farsa, las razones no las sÉ. >>> renunciaron al partido comunista antes de salir de cuba y nunca dieron la informaciÓn a la secciÓn de intereses estadounidenses en la habana. >>> no le di importancia. >>> otros ex presos polÍticos piden clemencia. >>> perdonar no es decir que no se haga justicia, perdonar es entender que un ser humano puede equivocar. >>> por mentir, decir falsas cosas, no rechazar la dictadura, deportaciÓn es la solucion a esta tragedia. >>> pudiera ser difÍcil que rivero y su esposa fueran deportados a la isla, pero algunos dicen que se les deberÍa retirar la residencia para que no puedan recibir ayuda del estado. >>> tu dÍa cientifico revela que el uso de celebr celulares en e embarazo podrÍa afectar el feto. >>> rosa reyes espera el primer bebÉ y dice mantiene el celular pegado en caso que pase algo. >>> lo traigo pegado. >>>
solo segundos con lo . >>> millones de colombiano miran a cuba donde la farc y gobierno iniciaron las conversiones de paz, vamos con mÁs detalles. >>> arrancÓ el proceso de paz entre el gobierno colombiano la farc ocurriÓ aquÍ en este sitio lejos del centro de la habana el palacio de congreso y con vengos de cuba que alberga a humberto de la calle, de parte de la guerrilla han llegado alias ivÁn mÁrquez el segundo al mando la organizaciÓn se juntan a puerta cerrada,. >>> creemos que es fin de semana me fundamental la dis krepgs. >>> las farc leyÓ un comunicado donde anuncio el cese del fuego a partir de esta noche hasta el 20 de enero. >>> ordena a las unidades giesh orilla el cesede toda clase de operaciones. >>> no estamos diciendo que silenciar los fusiles es la paz, pero estamos diciendo que el fin del conflicto es un principio de una transformaciÓn. >>> le estaremos donde detalle del proceso que avanza a puertas cerradas aquÍ en territorio cubano. >>> muchas gracias, el presidente de mÉxico, felipe calderÓn, dijo que la region no puede dar ni un paso atrÁs en la luch
. >>> chÁvez regressara a cuba a verse con mÉdicos. y dicen que la reina de sinaloa pudo ser cÓmplice y vÍctima. >>> las noticias y la informaciÓn no terminan aquÍ, mantegase conectado ♪ >>> aunque hace 4 meses chÁvez dijo que estÁ curado del cancer, hoy se anunciÓ su sorpresivo regreso a cuba, serÁ un tratamiento hiperbarico, que ayuda a las lesiones, chÁvez pidiÓ permiso a la asamblea para ausentarse. >>> las autoridades anunciaron que hasta el momento recuperaron 20 cadÁveres de unas 15 tumbas clandestinas en el valle de j juÁrez, el gobernador de chihuah chihuahua, dijo que fueron encontraron con ayuda de una agencia de estados unidos. >>> no identificaron a sospechoso alguno de la ex alcaldesa de tiquicheo, la mujer que habÍa sobrevivido a varios atentados, su esposo tambiÉn habÍa sido asesinado. >>> hicieron tambiÉn anuncio de una reina de belleza muerta, y mencionan que pudiera estar vinculada con los delincuentes y quizÁs hasta participÓ de la balacera. >>> marÍa quien muriÓ en una balacera era parte de un cominimando de sicarios y no se descarta que haya participado
gathered in west palm beach where the national symphony of cuba was making its first u.s. tour. they're protesting the imprisonment of bethesda resident alan gross. he's serving a 15-year sentence on charges he was trying to undermine the cuban government. he said he was only trying to provide internet service to cuba's small jewish community. >>> homeland security secretary janet napolitano visited new york city on sunday and toured staten island. right now thousands remain pout power and -- remain without power and are in shelters two weeks after the storm hit. fema is committed to helping everyone in the region impacted by sandy. >> the number one issue as we move forward is the housing. now finally identifying those houses susceptible to quick repair and then helping people get the quick repairs so they can get back in, begin the cleanout process and the like. >> staten island was particularly hard hit by the storm. right now nearly 67,000 customers are still without power. >>> help is on the way for new jersey residents still reeling from the storm. some local verizon employees
in cuba and work that i shot here in san francisco. >> what is it about being a street artist that you particularly like? >> i liked it to the first day that i did it. i like talking to mentum people. talking about art or anything that comes to our minds. there is more visibility than i would see in any store front. this would cost us relatively very little. >> i am so happy to meet you. i wish you all of the best. >> you are the wonderful artist that makes these color coding. >> nice to me to. >> i have been a street artist since 1976. >> how did you decide to be a street artist? >> i was working on union square. on lunch hours, i would be there visiting the artist. it was interesting, exciting, and i have a creative streak in me. it ranges from t-shirts, jackets, hats. what is the day of the life of a street artist? >> they have their 2536 in the morning. by the end of the day, the last people to pack the vehicle probably get on their own at 7:30 at night. >> nice to me to condemn the -- nice to meet you. >> it was a pleasure to share this with you. i hope that the bay area will desc
turquia ellos quieren evitar una invasion en washington univisión >> muchas gracias desde cuba las farc dice alto al fuego uno de los negociadores . >> la corte de está en un conflicto en nicaragua y colombia, por 7 islotes pero la decisión causa molestia. >> un fallo esperado y se remonta desde 1928 el 2001 hubo una demanda. >> estudiar los detalels del fallo para el gobierno que tome las decisiónes que considere adecuadas. >> este mar era de colombia el fallo reconoce algunos cayos pero le concede agua marinas a nicaragua jamaica también está beneficiada porque comparte con colombia. >> el fallo hace difícil ejercer soberania porque tenemos que pasar e mar de nicaragiua. >> la extension se redujo aunque los politicos afectan la económia local. >> este fallo es impresionante en la supervivencia dde un grupo etnico. >> a partir de ahora el país cuenta con más mar. >> el fallo es inapelable y solo le queda un recurso colombia pide que le explique los alcances. >> una protesta en los Ángeles puede ser una pesadilla en día de acción de gracias >> el viernes negro puede provocar
. no one was hurt. inch >>> lawyers for the imprisoned man in cuba have called for help. alan gross has spent more than two years in jail. he's lost 100 pounds and developed other medical conditions. in a letter made public, a lawyer for gross says, if he continues to be denied proper medical care, his treatment will, quote, surely amount to torture. gross is serving a 15-year sentence for what cuba calls crimes against the state, charges gross denies. >>> today the country observed veterans day, and we've got some information for those of you who would use public transportation today. metro opened just a few minutes ago. it will run on a saturday schedule, though. track work continues today on the orange, red, and green lines. that means no service at the ballston and virginia square stations, and there is no marc or vre service today. everything should be back to normal tomorrow morning. >>> president obama honored those who bravely served our country, saying they always deserve our support. the president took part in a wreath laying ceremony at arlington national ceremony yesterday.
. >>> a rally was held in florida on behalf of a man from bethesda, maryland who was held capital any cuba in a prison. demonstrators gathered in west palm beach where the national symphony of cuba was making its first u.s. tour. al lon gross is -- alan gross is serving a 15-year sentence. he said he was only trying to provide internet service for the small cuba jewish community. >>> a cold front and rain is headed our way. howard is back in two minutes with your monday forecast. >> wall street is waiting for congress to make a deal. will we plunge off that fiscal cliff or not? >>> lockheed-martin inks a billion dollar deal with saudi arabia. those stories and more coming up at 4:41. >> 9news will be right back right after this. >>> welcome back. 4:39 on this monday morning. still mild out there. relatively speaking. temperatures today are going to be back in the 60s. maybe near 70 in a few spots. a lot more clouds. finishing the day cloudy. some showers tonight. i'll come back in a few minutes and have the mother nature's slap in the face with reality sort of forecast for you when we come
of an american contractor jailed in cuba turns up the heat in washington. we'll hear from judy gross ahead. >> alan relayed a message to me that i just found overwhelmingly sad. he said, you know, judy, i was sent here by the u.s. government and i feel like i've been dumped here and forgotten. made a commitment to the gulf. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help those affected and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open, and many areas are reporting their best tourism seasons in years. and bp's also committed to america. we support nearly 250,000 jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> house republicans say they have a laundry list of problems with the president's opening bid and budget talks to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff. utah congressman jason chafe fits joins me now. the president was campaigning today in campaign mode certainly and basically what the democrats and the white house are saying is this is what the american people voted for. all
to condemn the u.s. embargo against cuba for the 21st year in a row. the final vote was 188 to 3, with only israel and the pacific island state of palau joining the united states. u.s. envoy abroad -- robert goddard urged fellow general assembly delegates to reject the measure. >> this resolution also serves to distract the real problems facing the cuban people, therefore, my delegation will oppose it. we encourage this body to support the desires of the cuban people to determine their own future freely. by doing so, it would truly advanced the principles of the united nations charter and the purposes for which the united nations was created. >> speaking for the cuban government, the cuban foreign minister called on president obama to break from decades of u.s. isolation of cuba. >> president obama has an opportunity to start a new policy toward cuba, different from the one implemented by his 10 predecessors for more than half a century. it will surely be a difficult task, and maybe he would face serious obstacles, but the president of the united states still has the constitutional powers t
. >>> a potomac man imprisoned in cuba three years is suing the u.s. government and his former employer. alan gross is serving a 15 year sentence for spying. he was arrested on his fifth tribble to cuba working to provide internet -- fifth trip to cuba working to provide internet service to the jewish community. he says the government did not adequately train him or disclose the risks he was undertaking by doing that work. >>> a live look outside now, chilly night to wrap up the workweek. what's in store for the weekend? fox 5's gary mcgrady in the weather center. >> more of the same, cool temperatures and good amounts of sunshine tomorrow. we'll get to that in a second. talking about chilly temperatures, it was 55 for a high today for national, down to 45 now, gaithersburg already down in the upper 30s, winchester 36, culpeper. frederick and manassas have temperatures down below freezing. that's what happens with clear skies and lights winds. that's exactly where we're going to be overnight tonight. we're talking anywhere from the upper 20s to the lower 30s for the suburbs. if you're outside
novelas, quería novelas socialistas como las de cuba , distintas de las privadas . >> cuenten con apoyo , telenovela distinta a las capitalistas . >> teresa en tres estaciones es una apuesta millonaria, talento viene de radio caracas, . >> hablamos de que es la telenovela de chávez . >> ella que cuenta con experiencia rechaza que no es socialista, porque es como las demás, telenovelas, pero con trama más realista y social . >> a pesar de la publicida, no aumenta en audiencia . >> se da por canal que fue sacado del aire por chávez . >> univisión . >> lo que menos pensó la policía de italia, en edificio de parlamenteo encontraron marihuana, :sembró una política para protestar . >> 4 estudiantes de hardvar lanzan al espacio hamburguesa que paso con ella? le contamos ,en segundo . >> [♪ ♪] . >> . >> [♪ ♪] . >> si se anima a visitar el espacio y encuentra hamburguesa no se asombre, es una simple , pero subió al espacio con ayuda de globo de helio, estudiantes de hardvard, lanzan la primera hamburgueza de la historia, resistio vientos, con velocidad de 100 millas por
cuba and the u.s. cut a whole in the piano to allow a pianoist to get in. because the artist removed some space for performer. the pianoist was able to perform beetovan's symphony. the ar assitists say they want open the music world. >>> residents in tokyo are enjoying a light breeze. >> high pressure will be dominant. nth western japan the ng down. snow swe will be dissipating. we'll be showing that face and temperatures will be felt even more warmer, much warmer than what we felt yesterday. on our saturday it's going to be wet across the whole country. southern half will be feeling the heavier rain across the regions. north western, japan, even if the system moves away, wintery pressure patrn will be left ahead. snow hours will be remaining. over the weekend this is what we're going to be seeing. it's be a wet one for those of you in novrn japan even on sunday. finally seeing the snow on sunday. it was record breaking. the latest snow of this season here. minu2 for your low. looking at sunny skies again. on our sunday 16 degrees for the high. here this system is pulling a lot of co
with cuba and the philippines. yet this war only revealed a deep difference between america and everyone else in history. one of the first things the american congress did after the war was pass a law requiring the united states to give up cuba. one searches in vain for a major world powers to ever voluntarily departed from conquered regions. the 20th centuries, a group of liberal elites who embrace the program. in node as progressivism challenging criticize these four killers. most were hostile to common-law with president woodrow wilson being the prime example of one who thought the constitution needed to be malleable and -- as america stood on the edge of world leadership europe entered a decade in which it convinced itself war was impossible. the book grand illusion captured the view that europeans were too led vance, sophisticated to fight each other. john mccain echoed this with his famous observation how the world was tied together, and englishmen could order from his doorstep products from faraway lands and have them delivered to him. it is an early version of thomas friedman's t
, cuba, and immigration. the first two issues were important at the summit of the americas, the report released right before the summer of americas, this year, and the first two issues were raised at the summit. the presidents gave a mandate to the organizations of the americas states to study the drug issue, and also the presidents made it clear that they would not be another summit or unlikely to be another summit unless there was cuban participation in the summit so those issues certainly were prominent, and i think the election results has interesting implications for all theseñhr -- three of these, and, perhaps,w3 the most important is the last one, immigration, which was not on the summit agenda, but i think it's now raised expectations that this may be a real opportunity, a moment, really, to pursue more serious reform on immigration systems, largely thanks to the very significant latino vote, the big story that's coming out of the election and how crucial it was nationally and especially in the real critical swing states which made the difference in the election. clearly, it's
productive relationship between the u.s. and latin america. these issues were drugs, cuba, and immigration. the first two issues were important at the summit of the americas. the report was released right before the summit of the americas. the first two issues were raised at the summit. the presidents get a mandate to the american states to study the drug issue and the president made it clear there would not be another summit or unlikely another summit unless there was cuban participation in the summit. those issues certain were prominent. i think the election results had interesting implications for all three of these. perhaps the most important is the last one, immigration, which was not on the summit agenda. i think it has raised some expectations that this may be a real opportunity and moment to pursue more serious reform on the immigration system, largely thanks to the significant latino vote, which i guess is the big story coming out of the election and how crucial it was nationally, especially in the real critical swing states, which made the difference in the election. clearly, it
historians, the u.s. acquired an empire with cuba and the philippines. yet this war only revealed the deep difference between america and everyone else in history. for one of the first things the american congress did after the war was pass a law requiring the united states to give up cuba. one searches in vain for major world powers who ever voluntarily departed from conquered regions. as the 20th century dawned, a group of liberal elites who embraced the program loosely known as progressivism challenged and criticized these four pillars. most were hostile to common law with presidentwood roe wilson being the prime example of one who thought the constitution needed to be malleable and only the fittest should direct society. europe entered a decade in which it convinced itself war was ill possible. the book "grand illusion" captured the view that europeans were too advanced, too fist candidated to fight each other -- too sophisticated to fight each other. john maynard keynes echoed this with his famous observation about how an englishman could order from his doorstep products from far land
to the small jewish community in cuba. there was a letter signed by 500 rabbis and addressed to cuba's president. it calls for gross' release on humanitarian grounds. >>> residents could have their electricity back, but tens of thousands of homes and businesses were too damaged to receive it. residents of those homes are now scrambling to find temporary housing. real estate agents say demand is out stripping supply. on new york's long island 130,000 customers are still without electricity tonight. that's led to angry poe protests this weekend by frustrated residents. >> they were warned weeks in advance that this was coming, and it wasn't going to be small. it was going to be major. and they just ignored us. but the big ceo's and all the big mucky mucks in lipa, i'm sure they have power and heat. >> it's sad. how long is it going to take to get our electricity back? there's elderly and sick people that live here. god forbid, but what is it going to take? somebody living in their house and dying and it's so cold. we need power back. >> the long island power authority says nearly 140,0
who is languishing in a prison in cuba says his treatment amounts to torture. the family says he has lost more than 100 pounds and has a growth on his right shoulder. he is a specialist who has worked in 50 countries but was arrested for spying and sentenced to 15 years. his lawyer just sent a letter to the united nations saying cuba is not following the antitorture treating. >> we are honored to have local veterans in our studio to share stories with us. >> rich with history. we can't give them the time needed to talk about it. we're going to try. find out how they have helped our nation when we come back on this honoring veteran's day.  >>> millions of men and women have sacrificed their lives. thousands lose their lives in battle. today we honor them and learn more from those who survived. we have a full panel here today. joining me thousand three veterans are our area from the korean war good morning to you. and colonel david clark. 60 anniversary of the war anniversary. thank you for being with us. sergeant robert miles is first class. good morning to
no viajaran a cuba este mes... se estima que las conversaciones entre la guerrilla y el gobierno continuara este mes en la isla... el grupo tenia planeado viajar a cuba para exigir la verdad a los miembros de las farc asistentes a este acercamient o, pero el gobierno cubano no ha aprobado los tramites consulares... las guerrillas de las farc aseguran no tener mas secuestrados en su poder... buenas tardes, comienza la semana con diversos avisos y un pronostico de bastante frio... de hecho ya comenzamos hablar de la probabilidad de nieve durante el transcurso de la semana... actualmente la temperatura es de 50 grados con un cielo parcialmente nublado, y un viento soplando en rafagas ligeras desde el noroeste a 12 millas por hora... asi estan las condiciones a nivel regional y atencion porque a partir de la medianoche esta vigente una advertencia de frio, temperaturas congelantes que podrian sentirse entre 25 y 33 grados, esta advertencia estara vigente hasta las nueve de la maÑna de maÑana martes dia de elecciones presidencial es... esta noche en las proximas horas esperamos cielos mayormen
's a substantial position. i had responsibility for all of latin america and cuba on the analytic side of intelligence. >> what does that mean? >> well, i was notysç a field operative. i did not -- i did not go out and conduct espionage. i did not meet foreign agents. i was basically, most of the career at headquarters, in virginia, i wrote national intelligence estimates, quite a few on cuba over the years, and on many of the other latin american countries. >> before we get into fidel castro and his regime, how did you get interested in that work? >> i was a student at georgetown university where i later taught for 25 years as an adjunct. teaches here now at the university of miami, but i was attracted to the foreign service school at georgetown. it was a time when a lot of us, my generation, were inspired by jack kennedy's ask not speech, ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country. i devoted a long, long time, 35 years, to national service. >> and were you recruited by the cia? >> i threw myself at them. >> brian, the book is called "castro's secr
deals today. >>> the thing that people always ask me is where do you eat in cuba and i always say, polinar's, people's homes, private restaurants. the cubans are able to have in their homes. let me go to one of my favorites here in downtown havana. one of the best ones that guy to. ♪ >> before you go to cuba, it looked like what it was, someone's home. they have a bar man here making mojitos. it's set up like a restaurant but it's not a government restaurant. it's someone's business. and until recently that's not something that was very common in cuba. the laws have been changing. a lot of people to have their own businesses. this one is famous for seafood so i think that's what we're going to try today. they just brought me this really beautiful plate of lobster and shrimp and fish and it looks great. i have to say sitting out here on this terrace, incredible view. havana is really nice breeze. it's just a really relaxing place to be. i can't think of a better place to be right now. this looks fantastic. i'm going go ahead and dig in. ♪ introducing the new 13-inch macbook pro
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